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In Depth (Food For Thought: Alcohol) #609704

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 04, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced and statistics given.

(New York: Robert Bazell) The scientific finding that moderate alcohol consumption wards off heart disease by raising HDL cholesterol levels examined. [Harvard School of Public Health Dr. Meir STAMPER - talks about the health benefits of moderate drinking.] The mixed view of the medical community on drinking noted. [University of California at San Diego Dr. Michael CRIQUI - warns of the dangers of drinking too much.] [State University of New York Dr. David HANSON - says ambivalence is a big problem.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The view of former alcoholic author Pete Hamill on drinking presented in his own words. [HAMILL - tells his story of alcohol abuse and recovery.]

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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